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August 14, 2014
GROSSE POINTE WOODS/PARK — Voters went to the polls Tuesday and by wide margins approved special millages that will be used for road construction and repairs.

In Grosse Pointe Park, voters approved a five year, 1.75 millage increase with a vote of1,651 in favor to 772 opposed.

"I am grateful for the support of our residents," said Mayor Palmer Heenan.

In Grosse Pointe Woods, voters approved, by a three to one margain, a $10 million, 10-year road bond request. The vote was 2,951 to 1,017.

"I am very happy that residents want to make this investment in our community," said councilwoman Vicki Granger, who chairs the Woods' construction committee. "A lot of Grosse Pointe Woods residents worked very hard to spread the word about this important issue and make sure voters were educated on how this bond would be used to improve our roads."

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